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10 Things to Consider When Designing and Deploying a Corporate Alumni Program

by in 1st May 2018

Creating and implementing an alumni program has a wealth of benefits for an organization. Running a successful alumni program can boost your bottom line, employer value proposition, ultimately securing a healthy ROI. That said, designing [...]

The Strategic Advantage of Retirees as Mentors

by in 25th April 2018

Employees in the current talent landscape hold a lot of leverage when it comes to employment, putting employers on notice. It’s not about simply getting them in the doors, however, employers must be strategic and [...]

Why workplace culture is the key to building a strong workforce

by in 20th April 2018

Workplace culture lies in the heart of every organization, beating into the core of its workforce. It dictates how a company is run and how the organization is perceived, both internally and externally. No two [...]

Best Corporate Alumni Programs

by in 18th April 2018

Discover the leading Corporate Alumni Programs from around the world. Companies who are rethinking and reshaping how they are engaging and leveraging their Business Alumni to drive recruitment, sales and business development alongside their corporate [...]

Bechtel CHRO Launches Global Alumni Network

by in 16th April 2018

Online Network Connects Former Colleagues to Organization and Opportunities Bechtel, a global leader in engineering, procurement, and construction, announced today the launch of the Bechtel Alumni Network -- an online community to connect and engage [...]

Why Companies Should Stay Connected with Ex-Employees

by in 3rd April 2018

(SHRM.org) HR leaders are finding many reasons to welcome ex-employees back into the fold. “Colleagues for life.” That’s what Deloitte calls them. Other companies use terms like “boomerang employees,” “alumni” or “comeback colleagues.” Such language is a [...]

We Are All Alumni

by in 28th March 2018

Unless you’ve stayed with one company the entire span of your professional career, you’re likely an alumni employee of at least one company. Everyone’s work history is uniquely their own experience. But what is less [...]

How the Alumni Database Evolved into the Tactical Tool Every Organization Needs

by in 16th March 2018

In the beginning, the alumni database was essentially a form created as a means to keep in contact with former employees. Typically no more than an excel spreadsheet chock full of names, numbers, and the [...]

Being Enterprise Grade: Time To Say Goodbye To WordPress

by in 6th March 2018

Our opinion to customers who need to deliver an enterprise grade solution to their users and their organization, is to consider a SaaS solution where the code, integrations and process are owned and operated by [...]

Company Alumni: Building A Program From Scratch

by in 4th March 2018

When we speak to customers starting a journey or conversation around embracing and creating a Company Alumni community, the conversation starts in recruitment. That's where the budget normally lives and where the obvious value drivers [...]

Alumni Best Practices: Insights & Thought Leadership

by in 13th February 2018

Delivering Alumni Value: Every week I hear from colleagues at other companies who are intrigued by the concept of corporate alumni relations and curious about what it takes to create an effective alumni program. Of course, [...]

Why Employee Resource Groups (ERG’s) Are A Critical Component Of An Alumni Network

by in 9th February 2018

 Enabling Alumni who have left your organization to continue to participate in corporate programs that resonate with them personally extends the community and reach of your organization exponentially. And beyond the professional benefits, doing so [...]

Welcoming Multi Generational Alumni Talent Back To The Workforce

by in 23rd January 2018

Harnessing the talent of older workers and welcoming alumni back to the workforce after a gap in their CV or work break is vital to solve the global talent shortage. In the words of Barclays [...]

Educational vs. Corporate Alumni Programs: Understanding the Differences

by in 3rd January 2018

The term “alumni relations” is used to characterize the way that schools connect with their graduates and the way that companies engage with their former employees. In academia and the workplace, an organization’s alumni serve [...]

HR Technology in 2018: Ten Disruptions Ahead

by in 30th December 2017

Josh Bersin is Founder and Principal at Bersin by Deloitte, leading provider of research-based membership programs in human resources (HR), talent and learning. I am a global research analyst, public speaker, and writer on the topics of corporate [...]

Being A Great Corporate Alumni Manager

by in 17th December 2017

With the increasing emphasis on maintaining relationships with corporate alumni, for sales, recruitment, evangelism and other purposes, what’s the difference between an average and an a-game alumni manager? What distinguishes an efficient alumni leader from [...]

Alumni Relations: Make Your Program Opt-Out vs Opt-In

by in 5th December 2017

Alumni Relations: Communicating To Employees You are running your companies Alumni Relations program and you want to build a thriving Alumni community? Do you want to drive the value and culture of an Alumni community [...]

University Alumni vs Corporate Alumni: Is there really much of a difference?

by in 19th November 2017

Are all Alumni networks an incredible asset? Yes. Are all alumni equal? Yes. Are all alumni platforms and functions the same? Absolutely not. University Alumni have different values than Corporate Alumni. University Alumni engagement is [...]

Refugees: A Future Talent We Cannot Afford To Loose

by in 11th October 2017

Our business is all about people. The people who work for us, the customers we work for, the alumni and corporates who use our platform. And we consider Corporate Social Responsibility to be integrated into [...]

SAP Chooses Corporate Alumni Leader EnterpriseAlumni

by in 5th October 2017

When SAP was looking for a global corporate solution to engage and create a relationship with their Alumni & Retiree community, they chose EnterpriseAlumni joining other industry leaders including Nestle, HSBC & Lufthansa. To thrive [...]

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